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Telephone
0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College St Austell Tregonissey Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 4Dj
Email
enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30 - 17:00

Cornwall College St Austell

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Acting to Visual Art to Catering and Construction, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College St Austell our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Site Carpentry Apprenticeship

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course could change your life it’s an active well paid job your after and you want to travel the world. The course will enable you to take your carpentry skills far beyond the usual DIY level and give you an understanding of general building construction along with the part a carpenter plays in the construction of al sorts of buildings. The course will enable you to work confidently in a construction related work place, this could be on a large construction site putting up timber frame, you could specialise in fitting kitchens for a local diy store or you could work on a film set for the latest blockbuster in Hollywood!. All of our training takes place in a construction related environment and with carpentry you’ll be working on your own timber frame house either in our large workshops or outside to add a bit more site realism to the course. We have a large range to tools and equipment for you to practice with, you’ll also have access during the course to our wood machine shop to experience the machines we have. Your teaching will be delivered by highly experienced qualified trade’s people who have many years’ experience of working in the construction industry.

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Swedish Massage Certificate

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in how to provide the relaxing and stress relieving treatment of body massage. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety, and client care and communication. You will also develop a knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification, such as anatomy and physiology. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in providing body massage treatments to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide your own services for clients.

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Accounting AAT Foundation Certificate Level 2

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you would like to gain an insight into bookkeeping and accountancy and an overall understanding of the underpinning skills required to work in an accounting role and the areas you might wish to specialise in then this is the course for you. The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting is suitable for anyone interested in a new career or developing an existing career. During the AAT Level 2, you will learn finance administrator skills e.g. double entry bookkeeping, basic costing principles, and purchase, sales and general ledgers. You will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to enable you to understand and use a cost recording system within an organisation, including its use for recording or extracting data and using spreadsheets to provide information on budgeted income and expenditure. We also offer this course off-site at St Mellion

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Technical Certificate in Childcare and Education

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Do you enjoy being around children, have an interest in child development and are patient, caring, enthusiastic and enjoy being creative? But most of all do you have a sense of fun? This one year course will allow you gain practical experience in a childcare setting interacting with children and being part of a professional team whose main aim is to provide a caring and enabling environment. You will take part in a weekly work placement and attend college in order to complete the course. You will take part in practical and theory lessons, in well- equipped classrooms that replicate the childcare settings. Our classrooms are well furnished with sector specific furniture and resources that allow you to explore the world of children in the early years setting. You will learn why children behave the way they do and the theory that supports their development and learning. You will also develop skills to carry out child observations using children who come into college or are in the workplace. An important aspect of being an Early Years Practitioner is learning your roles and responsibilities when with children, so we look at legislation, keeping children safe and working in partnership with others. You will be taught by sector experienced tutors who are there to fully support you in your chosen career.

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  Facilities

The Space

Cornwall College St Austell student zone called The Space - wide shot of whole room

At our St Austell campus we have a brand new student social area, The Space.

Fully furnished with lounge seating, a chill-out room to watch DVDs, a pool table, dart board, and multiple video game consoles – it is a great place to spend time with friends in between lessons.

All design decisions were driven by our learner voice. This space, “The Space”, is for them.

The Bay

Students getting food in Bicton College's restaurant

The Bay cafeteria is our dedicated outlet for all learners, visitors and staff to take a break and have access to a great range of hot meals, an extensive salad bar, snacks, hot & cold drinks and refreshments. All dietary requirements are catered for by professional, friendly staff and students alike. Opening for breakfast and lunch, please come and take advantage of our competitively priced offerings.

  Subject Areas

Access to HE
Accounting
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Health & Social Care
Hospitality & Front of House
Motor Vehicle
Music & Performing Arts
Social Care & Health
Travel & Tourism

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  Events

Cornwall College St Austell Courses and Careers Advice Event

Cornwall College St Austell Courses and Careers Advice Event

26 November 2020, 17:00-19:00


Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

19 January 2021, 17:00-19:00


  News

Minister in “very positive” meeting on new college build

Minister in “very positive” meeting on new college build

16th October 2020


Cornish skateboarding documentary makes film comp podium

Cornish skateboarding documentary makes film comp podium

12th August 2020


Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

6th July 2020


Cornwall College St Austell is hosting a second virtual open day for all 16-18 school leavers on Thursday 23rd July 5-7pm.

College joins forces with local GPs to train

College joins forces with local GPs to train

26th June 2020


St Austell residents can now benefit from a healthy living scheme thanks to a partnership between GPs and a local college. Local residents already benefiting from a healthy living scheme can now study to become part of the future workforce.

Exciting partnership to transform care training in Cornwall

Exciting partnership to transform care training in Cornwall

5th June 2020


Cornwall Care and The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) have partnered to create a new Care Academy that will secure the quality training and development of the county’s next generation of carers.